SOHO devices

Pierluigi Paganini May 27, 2015
Linux-based Moose worm turns routers into social network bots

Linux/Moose is a malware family that targets Linux-based consumer routers turning them into social network bots to use for illegal activities. ESET released a study about a new malware known as Moose worm that is compromising devices that have a weak or default credentials. The principal target of the Moose worm are the linux-based routers, […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 24, 2015
A Large Number of Hacking Vulnerable Routers Have Been Released to the Public

Thousands of routers exposed on the Internet by the ISPs are vulnerable to hacking and consequence of attacks on a large scale could be dramatic. ISPs have provided at least 700,000 ADSL routers to the public and unfortunately these kinds of routers have been really vulnerable to every possible hacker who wants to gain the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2014
Misfortune Cookie flaw exposes more than 12 million SOHO routers to the risk of a cyber attack

More than 12 million devices are vulnerable to a simple attack that could compromise their home routers exploiting a vulnerability called Misfortune Cookie. More than  12 Million Home Routers are affected by a vulnerability called Misfortune Cookie that expose users to the risk of cyber attack. Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies reported the Misfortune Cookie flaw affects millions of devices running […]